PIO. 19th Century Western Emigration and Settlement
Found in 231 Collections and/or Records:
John and Mary Webster Perit Huntington letters
John Webster Perit Huntington (1831-1869), publisher, lawyer, teacher, farmer and Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Oregon. In 1857 Huntington met and married Mary Applegate (1834-1878), daughter of Charles Applegate. Collections include copies of 9 letters addressed to "Ma" and "Pa." These letters are both written by John and his wife Mary to their parents between 1855 and 1860.
John P. Hutton letter to James C. Hutton
John P. Hutton was believed to be a union soldier who served under Capt. David Goff at Colonel Shaw's Encampment. Collection contains a single, 3 paged letter by John P. Hutton's to to James C. Hutton while at this encampment 1856.
Davis Ingalls mortgage deed
David Ingalls was an early resident of Astoria, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a deed ceding Ingalls claim to his Astoria property to F. A. Smith.
Crawford Isbell papers
Crawford Isbell (1837-1864) lived in Eugene, Oregon, worked in mines in California, and was murdered on on the road between Canyon City and Eugene. The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence from Isbell to his siblings, and letters from other's regarding Isbell's murder.
Berryman Jennings letter to "Commandant"
Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon Pioneer and and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter requesting provisions from Jennings to an unnamed and unknown "Commandant at Gilliam".
Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory
Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory.
David John diary and account book
David John was a pioneer of Williamsburg, Oregon, and was a partner in the John Brothers blacksmith firm of Williamsburg. The collection (1860-1869) contains a diary, and an account book for John Brothers.
F. M. Johnson papers
F. M. Johnson prepared a statement and building diagrams on March 29, 1866, regarding the buildings, quarters, supplies, and people at Fort Umpqua, in Douglas County, Oregon
Herbert S. Johnson scrapbook
The Adams family includes William Lysander Adams, his son John W. Johnson, (first president of University of Oregon), his son Herbert S. Johnson, and family members Olive Frances Goodell, Helen E. Adams, Inez Adams Parker, and Thomas McBride. The collection (1929) contains a scrapbook created by Herbert S. Johnson of Adams and Goodell family documents, correspondence, and genealogical research.
John Lawrence Johnson diary and letter
John Lawrence Johnson (1830-1916) was a pioneer who came to Oregon with his parents in 1851. The collection includes Johnson's diary of that journey as well as a letter from Johnson's uncle.
Melchi Johnson letter
Melchi Johnson, of Bethel, Polk County, Oregon, wrote a letter dated August 30, 1869, to his daughter. The collection contains the letter in which Johnson reminds his daughter that she has not been forgotten by her family.
Caroline Thurman Buffum, Pioneer of 1845
Collection comprises a short biography of Caroline Thurman Buffum, pioneer to Oregon and resident of Amity, Oregon, written by Laura Judy.
John Kafader blacksmith account book
John Kafader was a blacksmith at Applegate, Oregon. Collection includes a one-volume account book, 1863-1870.
Clinton Kelly family papers
Clinton Kelly (1808-1875) was a Methodist preacher who came to Oregon from Kentucky in 1847. The Kelly Family papers include ten letters and eleven documents.
William and Lois Kerns land patent
Collection is comprised of the land patent issued to William Kerns and Lois B. Kerns of Clackamas County, Oregon on July 21, 1873.
La Creole Academy records
Clinton Kelly and Moriah Kelly land patent
Collection is comprised of a donation land patent for Clinton Kelly and his wife Moriah Kelly of Clackamas County, Oregon.
Anna Lee autobiography
Autobiography of Anna Lee, written on July 1, 1898 and dedicated to her children and grandchildren. Describes her journey to Oregon in 1847. Includes references to Dr. Marcus Whitman.
Levi Leland letter
The collection contains a letter dated January 7, 1884, written by Levi Leland of Washington Territory to "Bro," in which Leland states that he appreciates the free railroad passes, and is willing to be governor of Alaska.
Williams Evans Lingenfelter correspondence
William Evans Lingenfelter came overland to Oregon from Missouri in 1851. He served in the Indian war of 1855 in Co. D, "Washington Invincibles." He later settled in Hillsboro and Butteville, Oregon. Most of the letters are from members of the family in Clay County, Missouri, and deal with family news and troubles in Missouri.
Cyrus T. Locey diary
Cyrus T. Locey (1835-) was a rancher and farmer in eastern Oregon and is often referred to as "the Father of Malheur Country." The collection includes Locey's 2,000 paged diary dating from 1859-1911.
G. P. Loomis letter to "Humphrey"
G. P. Loomis (1819- ) was an Iowa farmer and Justice of the Peace. The collection consists of a 4 page, hand written letter to "Humphrey" of Harrisburg, Oregon Territory and a transcription of said letter.
Daniel H. Lownsdale letter to Aaron E. Wait
Daniel H. Lownsdale (1803-1862) was one of the founders of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Lownsdale to the "Honorable A. E. Wait" of Eugene related to a charge of claim jumping.
Seth Luelling diary
Seth Lewelling's Diary recounts his travels from Cincinnati Ohio to California, accounts of his finances, poetry of Oregon and California written by family members, and a list of the names of the Luelling Family members.
"Mack" letter to "Dear Sister"
"Mack," of Corvallis, Oregon wrote a letter to his sister, dated February 22, 1863, in which he describes Patrick Malone, editor of Oregon Weekly Union (a Corvallis newspaper), and mentions the paper is about to close, and also that he expects to travel to California.
W. H. Marshall blacksmith account books
W. H. Marshall was a Pendleton, Oregon, blacksmith. Collection includes one volume of "A" accounts, two of "B" accounts.
Charles Hiram Mattoon letter to Reuben C. Hill
Charles Hiram Mattoon and Reuben C. Hill were both early ministers of Oregon, and Hill also served in the Oregon territory government, in 1857. The collection contains a letter of January 18, 1862 from Mattoon to Hill, warning Hill about rumours that he favored slavery.
John McClure land sale agreement
John McClure was an Oregon pioneer and holder of a land claim that became Astoria, Oregon. The collection consists of a land sale agreement between McClure and business partners Herman C. Leonard and John Green.
Job McNemee versus Daniel Lownsdale depositions
Job McNamee and D.H. Lownsdale were residents of the Oregon Territory that both claimed the same land. Collection contains two depositions consisting of three pages, each concerning land claims.
T. Metcalf letter to Albert A. Durham
T. Metcalf was the superintendent of public works for the town of Oswego. The collection consists of a copy of a single letter from T. Metcalf to Albert A. Durham concerning a business trip to Hawaii.